Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s that time of year! Are you as lost as I usually am when it comes to good gift ideas? I’ll do my best to point you in the right direction! Click the title link to go to the product detail. I have included gifts that assist with healthy living and/or have a growth-oriented focus. But,…

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Kid, husband, and foodie approved roasted Brussels sprouts! I firmly believe that cooking vegetables is more about the right method and seasoning than anything else. For Thanksgiving this year I went with my tried-and-true method for most of my roasted vegetables (like this asparagus), but I swapped things up and made Brussels sprouts per my…

Transformation Is More Than Physical

I shared this #TransformationTuesday on my Instagram page this last week, but I know not everyone follows me there so I also wanted to share it here. There’s 14 years between these 2 photos. External proof that you should #LiftTheHeavyThings. However, the internal transformation, the mindset shift, and the personal growth that has occurred between…

The Ultimate Healthy Convenience Item List for #MinimalistMealPrep

My personal meal prep method has evolved to be this: spend as little time as possible to get the job done (#MinimalistMealPrep). Instead of doing everything myself or making everything from scratch, I find shortcuts where I can that don’t sacrifice health in the process. I want to encourage others to do the same, especially…

Thoughts on Sharing Your Story

  I love this quote. Brené Brown is the master of all things #RadicalResponsibility. It did get me thinking though… (Are you surprised? 🤣) Owning our full experience and sharing our full story is not merely about our own healing, it is also about helping others walk through their own similar journeys. With the Lord’s help, we…

Closing Soon!! Dashing Dish Stronger Together Challenge!

Just dropping in to let you all know about something incredible in case you want to join us! I am excited to share what the team at Dashing Dish have been hard at work putting together for you! The Dashing Dish 8 Week Stronger Together Challenge! I am truly blessed to be a part of the…

The Power of Tiny Habits

“If you plant the right seed in the right spot, it will grow without further coaxing. I believe this is the best metaphor for creating habits. The “right seed” is the tiny behavior that you choose. The “right spot” is the sequencing — what it comes after. The “coaxing” part is amping up motivation, which…

Problems or Opportunities?

  This post is a collection of thoughts I had after listening to an episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership podcast the other day. Here is the link to the episode in case you want to listen. What do you think when you see a problem? Does your mind go into worry mode, or do…

Exciting News!!

I have mentioned before about how much I love my membership to the site Dashing Dish. I have been a member since May of 2013! Katie’s site was one that inspired me to start my blog, and I am so excited to share that I have been working with Katie and the team at Dashing…

Reasons Why I Use A Kitchen Scale

Something I use all the time in the kitchen is my digital kitchen scale and I wanted to shed some light on why! 1/ It provides the most accurate means for meal tracking while losing (or maintaining) weight. Portions listed on labels can be measured by grams and ounces, and if you are seriously trying…

Willpower

  Willpower gets praised far more than I think it should. Why? Because it requires us to work against ourselves. Living a healthy lifestyle does not require you to be miserable. It does, however, require you to do a bit of investigative work and to persist through some trial and error in order to find…